Jonathan demands N2trn election funds refund, audit

Following the defeat suffered by President Goodluck Jonathan and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, during the March 28 and April 11 elections, the President has asked the party and government officials who handled campaign funds to refund monies not spent, or those not judiciously expended, SUNDAY PUNCH can authoritatively

Those I’ve offended should forgive me — Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has asked for forgiveness from those he might have offended and expressed his readiness to dialogue with his opponents to bring peace to the state. This is as the speaker and head of the All Progressives Congress 19 state legislators, Dr.

Viral Video: Toby Grey | Gboju (Woju Reply)


Tobiloba Adeyemi known as TOBY GREY who has been enjoying massive hype from her 3 powerful singles; “Gboju, GbalowoE & Gbona”, drops this viral video due to popular demand from fans. Watch, Enjoy

Dear politician,your body speaks…


On September 26, 1960, the United States of America witnessed an epochal political debate. It was the first televised Presidential debate in the history of America. The race was between John F.

Impeachment Threat: I am ready to negotiate with APC lawmakers — Fayose


The face -off between the 19 All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers in Ekiti State House of Assembly and Governor Ayo Fayose may soon be over, as the governor says he is willing to negotiate with the lawmakers The post Impeachment Threat: I am ready to negotiate with APC lawmakers —

Securing capital for your business – bank loans


As an Entrepreneur, who has eyes on making it “BIG” in the Business world, you have mapped out the plan, done the brain work and even the leg work; strategies and plans have been penned down.  You have completed these by aligning your Business ideas to meet with the seeming

Life goes on


My world had come to an end. My worst fears had become realities and all I could feel was dead weight down in my heart. I thought I had calculated all the risks and insured myself against every possibility of future sorrow.

Sub-Saharan Africa behind in fight against poverty – World Bank


Data from the World Bank say that developing countries in East Asia, Latin America and South Asia have seen the number of citizens in extreme poverty — that is, living on less than $1.25 per day on the decline. But in sub-Saharan Africa, these rates are increasing despite the region’s

Oil price outlook still uncertain amid surge in global demand and supplies – IEA


Global oil demand is expected to surge this year as the global economy improves steadily. But whether the global crude demand will be enough to prop up sluggish oil prices remains unclear, the International Energy Agency said Wednesday. Global oil demand is rising faster than projected, but so is supply,

Elections are over, now’s time for business


The intensity of political activities in the weeks leading to December 2014 was unprecedented in Nigerian history. The outcome, already known to keen political watchers at home and abroad, are no less unprecedented. Without delving into the details of what characterized the elections or a number of flashpoints where  results

As an employer, how do you manage loose cannon employees?


Year after year most companies struggle with their employees interms of work ethics, maintaining office policies and secrets.  I use the word struggle because,  such employees could be very hardworking and employers kept hoping they will change for good and not firing them but they keep getting worse getting the

Calm as Nasarawa holds re-run election

Residents of Nasarawa State trooped out on Saturday for the re-run election for the Lafia/Obi Federal Constituency in Ciroma ward of Lafia Local Government Area of the state. The election, SUNDAY PUNCH gathered was peaceful in most of the polling units.

Ibori: UK taxpayers strive to recover money

British taxpayers are facing a “huge” new bill after efforts to force a former Delta State governor, James Ibori, to repay profits from a £50million fraud were delayed for more than a year. Ibori, who began his working life as a £5,000-a-year cashier at a Wickes DIY branch in Ruislip,

Seven battle for Lagos Assembly speakership seat

Seven members of the Lagos State House of Assembly are currently lobbying their colleagues for support to become the Speaker. A reliable source who refused to be named because the House did not authorise him to speak with the press on the development, said all the contending lawmakers are returning

Back to the ‘Mother City’


As the airplane landed, Martins and two of his colleagues on a business trip were in a haste to leave the aircraft. On getting off the Boeing 777, they paid less attention to the great holiday deals on display at every corner of Cape Town International Airport as their preoccupation

Police arrest 10, recover rifles at Nasarawa polling unit

No fewer than 10 AK 47 rifle-slinging men suspected to be political thugs were arrested by the police in Nasarawa State on Saturday. The armed men were apprehended at Anwgan Mangu polling unit in Chiroma ward during the re-run election for the Lafia/Obi federal constituency in the state.

Why Senate asked Jonathan to return original copy of Constitution Amendment Bill


Contrary to the content of the letter that President Goodluck Jonathan refused to sign the Constitution Amendment Bill because of alleged usurpation of executive powers by the National Assembly in the bill, among other reasons, there is an allegation that Jonathan signed the original amendment bill. The post Why Senate